Mobile Accessories Samsung Galaxy,iPhone 8 Plus, Huawei In Pakistan
Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL
In the first half of 2018, Huawei unveiled the P20 Pro, the first smartphone to integrate three back-end sensors, and has a chip dedicated to artificial intelligence. At the end of the year, Huawei has released the Mate 20 Pro, with a huge technical data sheet: large 6.4-inch borderless screen, built-in fingerprint sensor, face recognition …
The photo part is not left with a triple dorsal photo module designed in partnership with Leica. It consists of a “main” sensor equivalent to 27mm of 40 Mpx (aperture at f / 1.8), supported by a 20 Mpx sensor with an ultra-wide angle lens (equivalent to 16mm) opening at f / 2.2, with a super macro mode allowing a minimum focus distance of 3.5 cm. Finally, the third module displays 8 Mpx and is surmounted by a telephoto zoom (x3, equivalent to 81 mm) with optical stabilization and aperture at f / 2.4. Note also the presence of a “hybrid” x5 zoom.
The whole thing uses the functions of artificial intelligence, supposed to recognize the photographed scene and automatically apply the best settings Online Shopping in Lahore. In practice, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro incorporates many shooting options, and delivers very good shots in (almost) any circumstance, despite a fairly present software processing, which sometimes tends to apply a smoothing and accentuation of rather artificial images. However, the versatility of his camera makes this smartphone particularly nice to have in his pocket … And draw.
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is available from € 999. His little brother the Mate 20 also offers three photo sensors (equivalent to 17, 27 and 52 mm), and can provide an interesting alternative for € 200 less. Finally, let us underline the important decrease of the price of the P20 Pro, which becomes a very good bargain at the end of the year (see next chapter)
The iPhone Xs, Xs Max and Xr, successors of the iPhone X are the true representatives of the photographic know-how of the Cupertino company. If the iPhone Xs and Xs Max rely on a dual back-end sensor, the iPhone Xr differs from its brothers by its LCD (instead of the OLED) and its unique back-end sensor … for a price more content (for a iPhone). These three models offer a very good image quality and include an excellent portrait mode, to adjust the level of background blur. We also note the appearance of a “Smart HDR” function, which captures 4 main images and 4 secondary images, before combining them to obtain an “ideal” version of the scene.
The iPhone Xs and Xs Max incorporate a dual 12 megapixel photo module: a wide-angle module with an aperture at f / 1.8 and a zoom module x2 with an aperture at f / 2.4. Moreover, they allow video capture up to 4K at 60 fps. The iPhone Xr, on the other hand, is content with a single back-end module of 12 Mpx with an aperture at f / 1.8. iPhone mobile accessories in Pakistan
If the photo qualities of these new iPhone are undeniable, it is clear that the price shift inaugurated by the iPhone X is also confirmed. The iPhone Xs is available from € 1,155.28, while his big brother is offered with a floor price of € 1,255.28 with still a 512 GB option to € 1657. Finally, the entry ticket of the iPhone Xr, the most affordable version, is set to “only” 855.28 €.
However, if you want to buy a crisp apple device, Apple continues to market its older models. They do not benefit from the latest innovations in photography, and the rendering of their night photos is perhaps less powerful, but they provide very good shots, and their price is much lower. Count 529,12 € for an iPhone 7, 659,12 € for an iPhone 7S, 685,28 € for the iPhone 8 and 795,28 € for the iPhone 8 Plus (see next chapter)
Among the models of which we could appreciate the photographic performances, let us quote also these other models: the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, which proposes an excellent double variable aperture module (a specificity taken from the Galaxy S9 +), offering a very good rendering of details and colors, and offering a pleasant overall experience, enriched by the homemade stylus. Slightly older, the Galaxy S9 and S9 + are very good photophones.
Let’s also mention the OnePlus 6T, the last iteration of the terminal of the Chinese firm. With a 6.41-inch screen, it is based on a double 16 and 20-megapixel back-up sensor and delivers very qualitative shots. Of particular note are the brand’s efforts in the field of night photography. Finally, this smartphone with high-end features has a reasonable price: count € 559 for the version with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage.
The old high-end: they stay in the race
If the front of the scene is occupied by the latest models of each manufacturer, the old grinds often have undeniable photographic qualities … While displaying a price become much more accessible for the common man. A short overview of these models over 6 months
Finally, there is an artificial intelligence mechanism supposed to automatically apply the best settings according to the type of scene photographed. In fact, the AI tends to supersaturate the blue skies and the green of the grassy areas; however, this smartphone offers a very good image quality and is an excellent companion to everyday photography. The release of the Mate 20 Pro has lowered its price, making this camera one of the best deals this end of the year. We can find it
iPhone 8 Plus
The iPhone 8 Plus, Apple’s old Rolls-Royce photographic camera remains in the race, despite the release of this year’s new models. Sharing almost the same features as the iPhone X, the double photo module of the iPhone 8 Plus offers clichés very quilted and a great homogeneity (read our test). Also noteworthy is the flawless speed of its autofocus and its digital noise management.
This iPhone 8 Plus is equipped with a 12-megapixel photo sensor. The size of the photosites is 1.2u m, against 1.4 for the latest iPhone, but its photographic mastery is undeniable. He is also able to film in 4K. Just can be blamed for the presence of large borders at the top and bottom of the device, but the faithful of the button “Home” will be delighted. The version with 64GB of storage is available on the Apple store
Samsung Galaxy S8
Despite its age, the Samsung Galaxy S8 continues to be a very good deal for those seeking to reconcile design and photographic performance. This terminal has a very good screen 5.8-inch Super-AMOLED almost borderless … and will delight those allergic to the notch inaugurated by the iPhone X.
On the photo side, we have a sensor of “only” 8 million pixels, but with Dual Pixel AF technology (as on the latest Google Pixel), allowing autofocus to focus quick. Finally, note the openness to f / 1.7. Released in April 2017, this model has seen its price drop considerably, and is available at 709 €. Also note the presence of his big brother, the Galaxy S8 +, on the screen of 6.2 inches, and available from Samsung mobile accessories in Karachi
Among the old high-end displaying very good benefits, especially in photography, two models have also caught our attention. First, let’s mention the HTC U11 +. The Taiwan brand did not face a particularly fierce competition, and was finally bought by Google. However, the U11 +’s 12 megapixel sensor offers excellent photo performance, with very little smoothing. The color rendering and sharpness are excellent, and its 6-inch LCD offers a very accurate colorimetry. Count 759 € for this model.
Finally, let’s mention the LG G6, one of the first smartphones on board a second wide-angle sensor, and also offering good photo performance (especially in low light) and equipped with optical stabilization. It is available for less than
Nokia 7 Plus
A moment gone missing radar screens following its purchase by Microsoft, Nokia has made a comeback and offers models with a classic design, with a good level of finishes and shipping the Android OS “naked” without overlay builder.
This Nokia 7 Plus has a large 6-inch screen and a dual photo module. The first sensor displays 12 million pixels, while the second, with a zoom x2, offers 13 million pixels. The result is very balanced: the photos are of good quality and offer a natural rendering, with a digital noise relatively contained during the night scenes and a smoothing very little pronounced. The level of detail is remarkable for this price level, and the color rendering is very correct. Released in the spring of 2018, this smartphone also offers remarkable autonomy: easily count 2 days away from a mains socket. It is proposed around 300 €, and is one of the most affordable photophones.
The Honor brand is the online and affordable variation of the Chinese manufacturer Huawei. Its smartphones share a number of technical features with their cousins, while generally presenting a more content price. Thus, note the presence of the Honor 10, which has a good photo rendering thanks to a double photo module of 16 and 24 million pixels (opening at f / 1.8). Note also the integration of the same processor as the Huawei P20 Pro, yet sold at a higher price. Like its cousin, the Honor 10 has an artificial intelligence mechanism that automatically recognizes the scene and applies the most appropriate settings. Sold around € 400, this smartphone is a good option for those who seek to equip themselves without breaking the bank.
Samsung Galaxy A5 2018
Released at the beginning of 2017, the 2017 Samsung Galaxy A5 follows the very good A5 2016. Equipped with a 16-megapixel sensor, it is unfortunately missing the optical stabilization. However, this small 5.2-inch Super AMOLED smartphone is a very balanced device and a great everyday companion. By day, the camera produces snapshots of good quality, producing a level of detail and a dive quite honorable. Autofocus is also very responsive. At night, the camera manages to produce relatively good shots (despite the absence of the stabilizer). Its interface also offers a number of photo modes, which can satisfy some users. Finally, note the video in Full HD (30 frames per second). Available around 350 €, this Galaxy A5 2017 is a good deal for anyone looking for a homogeneous and pleasant smartphone.
Sign of the rise of Chinese manufacturers, the brand Xiaomi has recently implemented in France, and offers smartphones at very low prices. Thus, the Redmi Note 5 caught our attention. Available around € 200, this smartphone offers a double dorsal photo module, equipped with a main sensor of 12 million pixels and a second sensor of 5 million pixels. If this terminal is probably not the best photophone currently available on the market, its value for money makes it an interesting choice. By day, the quality of the photos is quite correct, displaying an interesting level of detail, as well as the colorimetric rendering. If its performance in night photos are behind, this smartphone can however benefit from a decent camera without spending all or part of its savings plan.
Apps to get even more out of your smartphone
In addition to their constant connectivity, the unparalleled application ecosystem is the great strength of smartphones. Whether taking photos or videos, editing or sharing them, everything is possible without letting go of your device. So we tried to present our selection to give you ideas to more effectively exploit the photo functions of smartphones: your own experiences are welcome in comment!
Essential shooting applications
The easiest way is often to use the native photo application that comes with your system. Simple and fast, it allows you to shoot without wasting time. This is all the more true that it is often activatable from the locked screen of your smartphone: here we see the interest of the device always on you and on, which a swipe and a tap take very good photos.
But if the photo applications of your smartphones are generally sufficient in the majority of the cases, the competition makes it possible to take advantage even more of the